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Legal Ethics Roundup
Legal Ethics Roundup

 

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This 4.3-hour program includes the 4 short Ethics courses listed below (and sold individually as NLF course #s 540, 541, 542, and 543). You will earn CLE credit by completing EITHER some or all of the individual programs listed below OR this compilation. You may not earn CLE credit for BOTH this 4.3-hour compilation and any or all of the four individual titles.

This 260-minute (4.3-hour), June 26, 2019 4-part program provides a useful explanation of many law practice areas in which the relevant legal ethics rules can present a minefield. Professor Patrick M. Connors, Esquire, explains those rules and gives practical suggestions for complying with them.

Mr. Connors is a Professor of Law at Albany Law School where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on legal ethics.

Section 1 Married Lawyers, Related Lawyers, Significant Others: Conflicts And Confidentiality (60 minutes):
ABA Model Rule 1.7: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.8: Current Clients: Specific Rules
ABA Model Rule 1.10: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
Relevant Caselaw & Ethics Opinions

Section 2 Ethics Rules Relating To Sex, Lies, And Clients (60 minutes):
ABA Model Rule 1.7: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.10: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
ABA Model Rule 8.4: Misconduct (amended August 2016)
Relevant Caselaw

Section 3 The Virtual Law Office: Important Ethics Rules (60 minutes):
ABA Model Rule 1.4: Communications
ABA Model Rule 1.6:Confidentiality Of Information
ABA Model Rule 5.1: Responsibility Of A Partner Or Supervisory Lawyer
ABA Model Rule 5.3: Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistance
Advertising
Ethics Opinions

Section 4 Ethics: Advance Waivers And Client Consent To Future Conflicts (80 minutes):
ABA Model Rule 1.7: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.9: Duties To Former Clients
ABA Model Rule 1.10: Imputation of Conflicts of Interest: General Rule
Relevant Comments To ABA Model Rules
State Distinctions
Relevant Caselaw
Suggested Advance Conflicts Waiver Language

FORMS FOR LAWYERS: For fully-editable immediately downloadable forms in many practice areas, please go to www.NLFforms.com.

BOOKS FOR LAWYERS: Over 125 useful books on important legal issues facing attorneys are now available for immediate download at www.NLFforms.com. (Reading books without also listening to or viewing a recorded seminar earns NO CLE credits.)

 
Price: $169.00


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